Indulge in the creamy decadence of 4 Ingredient Peanut Butter Mousse – a delightful treat that requires minimal effort and delivers maximum flavor. This luscious dessert pays homage to the beloved combination of peanut butter and sweetness, creating a heavenly mousse that’s both quick and satisfying.
Background and History
The concept of mousse traces its roots to French cuisine, where it originally referred to a light, frothy dish made with eggs. Over time, mousse evolved into a popular dessert in various forms, with flavors ranging from chocolate to fruit. This Peanut Butter Mousse is a contemporary twist, embracing the timeless appeal of peanut butter in a silky and simple form.
Preparation: 10 minutes
Chilling Time: 2 hours
Creamy Peanut Butter (1 cup)
Choose a high-quality peanut butter for rich flavor.
Whipping Cream (1 cup)
Adds lightness and texture.
Powdered Sugar (1/2 cup)
Sweetens and stabilizes the mousse.
Vanilla Extract (1 tsp)
Enhances the overall flavor.
Whip Peanut Butter
In a mixing bowl, whip the peanut butter until smooth.
In a separate bowl, whip the whipping cream until stiff peaks form.
Gently fold the whipped cream into the peanut butter, ensuring a smooth and even consistency.
Sweeten and Flavor
Add powdered sugar and vanilla extract to the mixture. Continue folding until well combined.
Transfer the mousse into serving glasses or bowls. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, allowing it to set.
Serve and Enjoy
Garnish with a dollop of whipped cream or a sprinkle of chopped peanuts before serving. Enjoy the velvety goodness of Peanut Butter Mousse!
(Per serving – based on 4 servings)
Total Fat: 28g
Total Carbohydrates: 20g
Experiment with crunchy peanut butter for added texture.
Top with chocolate shavings or a drizzle of caramel for extra indulgence.
Check for peanut allergies. Adjust ingredients accordingly for dietary restrictions.